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What makes a homegrown terrorist? Human capital and participation in domestic Islamic terrorist groups in the U.S.A

Alan Krueger

Economics Letters, 2008, vol. 101, issue 3, 293-296

Abstract: This paper compares the characteristics of 63 alleged homegrown Islamic terrorists in the U.S.A. to a representative sample of 1000+ Muslim Americans. The alleged terrorists have about average level of education. Those with higher education were judged closer to succeeding.

Keywords: Terrorism; Homegrown; terrorism; Human; capital (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2008
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